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Entered as Second-Class Matter April 21, 1914, at the Postoffice at
Chicago, EL, Under the Act of March 3, 1879.
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
N. D. Cochran, xgagggs Tel. Monroe 353.
Editor and Publisher. Ki By Mail, Except in
500 South Peoria St. 398 Chicago, $3 a Year.
VOL. 4, NO. 26 Chicago, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 1914 ONE CENT
GIRL'S STORY LEADS TO WHOLESALE
ARRESTS -JUDGE DENOUNCED
Several Men, Cafes and Hotels Hit by Story of 16-Y ear
Old Country Girl Report of Case Also Wallops
Judge Mahoney for Unfairness
The calendar of the Court of Do
mestic Relations is filled with cases
growing out of the story told by 16-year-old
Thelma Meyers who left un
pleasant home conditions in Ridott,
HL, on July 21 and who fell by the
wayside after a short whirl in the
night life of Chicago.
Various types of men contributed
to her downfall and various kinds of
conditions. First there was -the good
looking young fellow, whom she ro
mantically pleased to think she loved.
And then there me the time when
she didn't care who the man was "so
long as she could have a good time
and forget for awhile."
Her story has stirred the Juvenile
Protective Association to aggressive
action. Mrs. Gertrude Howe Britton
and Mrs. Julia McGuire have deter
mined to make an example of evil
men who prey on young girls.
Several cafe owners have been ar
rested for selling drinks to the girl.
More arrests will follow.
The following places were named
in the girl's story: The States Res-